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Polka in A flat, RO275
composer
1859

Recordings
'Gottschalk: Piano Music, Vol. 2' (CDA66697)
Gottschalk: Piano Music, Vol. 2
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'Gottschalk: The Complete Solo Piano Music' (CDS44451/8)
Gottschalk: The Complete Solo Piano Music
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Details
Track 9 on CDA66697 [3'01] Please, someone, buy me …
Track 9 on CDS44451/8 CD2 [3'01] 8CDs Boxed set (at a special price)

Polka in A flat, RO275
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Like its companion above, this polka has little in common with those of the Strausses or Smetana. The Joplinesque cakewalk incorporates springboard leaps and sparkling Gottschalkian runs for the right hand, way beyond the scope of the later composer. Its central section suddenly admits an insidious habanera (the native Cuban dance with which Gottschalk was on intimate terms).

from notes by Jeremy Nicholas © 1994

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Details for CDS44451/8 disc 2 track 9
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-94-69709
Duration
3'01
Recording date
20 October 1993
Recording venue
Recording producer
Martin Compton
Recording engineer
Antony Howell
Hyperion usage
  1. Gottschalk: Piano Music, Vol. 2 (CDA66697)
    Disc 1 Track 9
    Release date: June 1994
    Please, someone, buy me …
  2. Gottschalk: The Complete Solo Piano Music (CDS44451/8)
    Disc 2 Track 9
    Release date: October 2011
    8CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
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